Kim Hixson

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Kim Hixson
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 43
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Kim Hixson (b. July 26, 1957) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 43rd District since 2007. Prior to his election he served on the City of Whitewater Common Council from 2004-2007.

Hixson has worked as a copywriter, detention facility guard/shift supervisor, television promotion manager, and Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

He is a member of the American Academy of Advertising, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Boy Scouts of America, Committee to Study Forms of Government, International Association of Business Disciplines, and Whitewater Downtown Revitalization Group.[1]

On his campaign website Hixson lists four main legislative priorities:[2]

  • Jobs and the Economy - "Kim understands the crunch that people are feeling now in the economy, and he feels strongly that at this crucial time for the economy that reform needs to come from within Wisconsin."
  • Healthcare - "The cost of prescription drugs are too high for our seniors," and "we have a responsibility to make sure that every child in Wisconsin is insured."
  • The Environment - "the legislature must put an increasing priority on looking at alternative fuel solutions and better mass transit systems."
  • Education - "education of every child is important. As a member of the Education Committee in the Assembly Kim worked to make sure that schools received the funding they needed to educate our children."

Committee assignments

Election history

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Hixson is running for re-election to Wisconsin State Assembly District 43. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. He is opposed by Republican Evan Wynn in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 43

Democratic primary (2010)

Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kim Hixson (D) 1,934 99.95%

Legislation sponsored in 2009:[4]

  • AB-15 Autism spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified: insurance coverage required
  • AB-67 BAC above 0.0 prohibited during working hours re persons holding an operator's license, manager's license, or designee of a "Class B" or Class "B" license; immediate family member provision
  • AB-151 OWI penalty revisions re occupational license, ignition interlock device, driver safety plan, certain DOT statistics, monetary and imprisonment penalties; DOT to publish OWI conviction notices in official newspaper where the conviction occurred or where the person resides

Campaign donors

2008


Rep. Hixon speaking at an Obama office opening

The top 5 donors to Hixson's 2008 campaign:[5]

Donor Amount
Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte $1,521
Democratic Party of Dane County $700
Kachel, David L $600
Boley, Anne Frances $500
WI Education Assoc Council $500

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 43
2008–present
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